October 01, 2020 • Heather Murphy
I’ve been writing blogs for dogs for a number of years now and my purpose is to share information – information I have learnt on the way.
For the parent of an allergy pet it can be so tough, the endless scratching, sleepless nights, stress and worry is something else. I often talk about overloading allergens weakening the system. An overloaded system cannot cope – the skin being the largest organ often presents as red, raw, itchy, rashy and this can be anywhere on the body!
August 25, 2020 • Heather Murphy
We know how stressful it is having an itchy dog - we've had 2 out of 3 dogs that were itchy dogs! So we know exactly how it feels - stressful, worrisome, exasperating and sometimes helpless. So in this blog we will share some of our top tips to being rash-free.
May 02, 2019 • Heather Murphy
I thought I would give you a little highlight of some of the dogs (and a cat) that I met on my recent trip to Vietnam. Eezapet was loaded in to my bag in case we met anyone in need - it’s always one of my fears when travelling to different countries is seeing....
August 18, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Allergies, allergens, allergic reactions and intolerances – the what, the why and the where Itchy rashes in dogs can be so frustrating. Trying to pinpoint the exact allergen that is causing the rashes is no mean feat! I’m often advising people about the foods and the difference in the brands, which are ‘clean’ foods and which are not. I frequently have people asking me what type of food I’d recommend for an itchy dog. Most recently, a customer came to me as he could just not work out why his itchy dog was itchy all over with no...
July 23, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Is euthanizing the dog really the right answer? One year ago this month, this little fella was terrorizing the neighbourhood; chasing, killing and eating chickens! Meet the 7-month-old Foxie cross. All I can say is that I was thankful for two things: that he lived near me and that he was not a chained dog At least he was free to express himself and without training, rules and regulations, express himself he did! Now this wasn’t his fault – he didn’t know you weren’t supposed to kill nor chase chickens – he was just having some fun and found a...